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7th Circuit Rules That Extreme Obesity Is Not An ADA Impairment (At Least On These Facts)
We have blogged previously about obesity in the workplace.
United States
12 Jul 2019
It's Not A Choice – The DOL Emphasizes That Employers Must Designate FMLA Leave When It Applies
Seyfarth Synopsis: The Department of Labor issues an opinion letter clarifying that employers must promptly designate FMLA leave, regardless of the availability of paid leave.
United States
5 Apr 2019
What's Happening?? Recent Changes To The Illinois Human Rights Act
Seyfarth Synopsis: A number of changes have been made (and proposed amendments are being considered) to the Illinois Human Rights Act ...
United States
7 Mar 2019
The ADA Does Not Obligate Employers To Make On-The-Spot Accommodations Of The Employee's Choosing
Seyfarth Synopsis: Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals clarifies that employers have discretion to provide a reasonable accommodation as identified through the interactive process.
United States
11 Jan 2019
Washington State Releases Guide On Pregnancy Accommodations
The Washington State Office of the Attorney General has recently published a Guide outlining pregnant employees' civil rights under the Washington "Healthy Starts Act".
United States
13 Sep 2018
What NOT To Do In An Investigation – $2 Million Willful Judgment Affirmed Where Employer "Whited-Out" And Edited Time Records
Employer is caught by WHD investigator instructing its employees to lie during interviews, and provides falsified records, containing whited-out and edited time records...
United States
6 Mar 2017
NLRB Administrative Judge Finds Employee Facebook Post Was Protected Speech
A new NLRB decision that attempts to define further the boundaries of protected speech under the NLRA.
United States
20 Sep 2016
Guns And Motorcycle Clubs Oh My! – What's An HR Manager To Do?
This blog offers some comments on the decisions, and recommendations for employers.
United States
19 Aug 2016
Second Circuit Court Holds HR Director Is Individually The "Employer"
In an opinion last week, the Second Circuit ruled that a company's human resources (HR) director could be held individually liable for Family and Medical Leave Act violations.
United States
30 Mar 2016
DOL Enforcement Of Domestic Service Home Care Worker Employment Compliance Begins November 12, 2015
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), due to pending litigation, had not begun to enforce the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) final rule on protections relating to most home care workers...
United States
22 Oct 2015
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